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Elegy for April
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Powerock Powerock said: " Julia Keller wrote in great praise of this Irish author. Looking for a distraction but not lame writing, I went for this mystery. So far, the writing is more than acceptable. "

 
Cleopatra: A Life
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by Stacy Schiff (Goodreads Author)
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Powerock Powerock said: " I am still sporadically plugging away at this book. The author obviously did much research about the history of politics, of place which is interesting, but somewhat tedious reading I have been up and down the Nile quite a few times, thanks to her. P ...more "

 
Innocent
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"Started out feeling -Wow - great sense of timing in his writing. Currently, I am tired of the prolonged sexual anxt (sp?)of the 60 yr old. Will see." Jul 24, 2010 03:21PM

 
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Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
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After the first few chapters, I quit reading. I have enjoyed the author in the past but do not find it entertaining to read about events that I have experienced as a parent/wife.
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Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
Under the Wide and Starry Sky
by Nancy Horan
read in August, 2014
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Interesting info about Robert Louis Stevenson and introduced to his wife. Not a favorite read but OK
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Foundation by Peter Ackroyd
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
read in February, 2014
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I was hooked the first few chapters but commencing with the life with Boris I felt it became belabored, grim, and overly wordy. Not my favorite.
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Those Angry Days by Lynne Olson
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This was an eye-opener as to the conflicting attitudes toward involvement in WWII. The information abut Lindbergh was also fascinating and a somewhat different slant on his activities and character than one gets from reading Aviator's Wife. Easy read ...more
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Gillespie and I by Jane  Harris
" While looking for a past time read, I came across Julia Keller's recommendation of this somewhat of a who-done-it. Sorry, Julia, but not in agreement. ...more "
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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2013
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This was recommended by a friend otherwise, as it is described as a romance, I would have definitely avoided it. Humor, great character development made it a good read even though a bleak topic. I think it would make a good book club read unless you ...more
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Breach Of Trust by David Ellis
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This was reviewed and recommended by Julia Keller in the tribune. So delighed that she did. It was a great who-done-=it, fast-paced, and it provides insight into the convoluted pay-to-play politics of Chicago.Some super hero antics that couldn't ring ...more
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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2013
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I never intended to read the book due to the subject matter but the book group ladies chose it. The first chapters fascinated me in that I was captivated even tho there was little action. After that, the book became a very painful read with much so m ...more
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The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny
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An interesting who done it escape - unique in embedded philosophy, Shakespearean quotes. Will read another.
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